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The Huntington Library collection contains images and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1900s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of film, oral history, and recorded interviews concerning working class history and the politics of Los Angeles County and surrounding areas.



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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes : Film ends somewhat abruptly. Description : Fictionalized account of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the rise of hydroelectric power to fuel the growth of the city of Los Angeles; includes scenes of downtown and power plants, circa 1922. Produced by Robert Brunton for the Board of Public Service Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles. Detailed footage of downtown Los Angeles; Mayor Fred Eaton in his office; the Board of Public Water Commissioners in a meeting; William Mulholland surveying...
Topics: californiarevealed, Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)
The Huntington Library
by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Note : Slight hum in the audio. Description :  Raw footage from a show titled "Los Angeles History Project" that aired on KCET in Los Angeles, from 1988 through 1990. Each of the three seasons consisted of four episodes. The son of Mexican farm workers, Luis Valdez is one of the most well-known and influential directors and writers to emerge from the Chicano culture in California. He was first recognized for his play Zoot Suit, which is based on the Los Angeles Sleepy Lagoon murder...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3:3/4 inch videotape
The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description:  Birthday party for 3 year old Nowland Hong, son of Y. C. Hong. Y.C. appears at 7:40-7:56 and mother Mabel at 8:08. Lily Quan (red dress) is seen at 9:16. Andrew Chin, Mabel's younger brother appears at 9:36 as a child with round glasses. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 07 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, californiarevealed, Home movies, Chinese Americans in...
The Huntington Library
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Description: Note inside container: "1927 Film of Estate (taken by chauffeur): Euston gates -- car up hill -- desert garden -- flag -- front of a.g. -- Alfonso Gomez -- Leslie Bliss -- public entering library -- North Vista - circles around --front of the library -- statuary -- tea room -- rose and herb gardens -- Japanese garden -- garage -- flag - half staff -- funeral -- railroad car -- library building."  Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: The Huntington...
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 121  Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 035 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
The Huntington Library
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Notes:  Last film on reel ("Rounding Up of the 'Yeggmen'") ends rather abruptly or seems to be cut off. Description: Film is comprised of a number of shorts: Circular Panorama of Electric Tower -- Panorama of Esplanade by Night -- Martyred Presidents . The Martyred Presidents is a 1901 American film directed by Edwin S. Porter. The film, just over a minute long, is composed of two shots. In the first, a girl sits at the base of an altar or tomb, her face hidden from the camera. At...
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The Huntington Library
by Carnegie Institution of Washington. Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories
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Note : Notes: due to the original recording, sound comes in and out in parts 1, 5; no sound in parts 2, 3, or 4. The footage begins with general scenes of Mt. Wilson and the Observatory offices in Pasadena. 00:47 Views of the 150' solar tower from ground level with the dome opening. 01:15 Walter S. Adams, Seth B. Nicholson, and Edison R. Hoge (L to R) going up 150' tower in the "bucket." 01:51 View from moving bucket, looking up to top of 150' tower. 02:03 View of 100" dome from...
Topics: californiarevealed, Observatories, Eclipses, Solar eclipses, Astronomy, Mount Wilson Observatory
Source: 35mm film: 5 Reels of 5
Description : Title on DVD, "Huntington Centennial Film Footage". 1968 footage of Huntington security guards, groundskeepers and other staff may have been speeded up to achieve a playful effect. Source : 1 Disc of 1: DVD Collection Title : The Huntington Institutional Archives Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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The Huntington Library
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Title : Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number : SCE MP 074 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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The Huntington Library
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Note:  High amount of hiss, background noise, program distortion, static, and hum. Multiple gaps between segments. Description : Oral history made by a member of one of the early pioneer families of Los Angeles. The interviewee's father, Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915), was Los Angeles County district attorney, mayor of Los Angeles (elected 1882) and a California state senator. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : Nowland Hong, age 3 and an older girl play with stuffed rabbits outdoors, probably at Easter time. Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:    mssHong MP Loose 004 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title: Hong Family Home Movies Source:  2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 040; mssHong MP 041 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
The Huntington Library
by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Note:  Program recorded at a very low level. Tape hit at 00:01:19. Description :  Raw footage from a show titled "Los Angeles History Project" that aired on KCET in Los Angeles, from 1988 through 1990. Each of the three seasons consisted of four episodes. Bella Lewitzky is one of the most influential individuals to be involved with the development of dance on the West Coast. She co-founded the first dance theater in Los Angeles and started the Bella Lewitzky Dance Company, which...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6:3/4 inch videotape
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Additional Title:  Calif. Elect. Power Co., Roll 3 Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 531 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
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Note:  High amount of hiss on tape. Program recorded at a very high level. Video levels vary throughout program and are often saturated, as on tape 00:37, 03:12, 07:20. Description : Views of smog in Los Angeles County with a brief message about the past and future of California's air quality. Low audio. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:VHS
The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family.   Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
Description: Home movies transferred from 16mm film to VHS by Donald W. Whittier. Tape 1: : 01 Joanne and Johan Blokker, Las Brisas, Acapulco 1975, 2:40 Donald Whittier and family, Balboa Bay Island, circa 1942, 15:30 Bay Island, 1943, 20:00 Australia? 1936, 23:58 Violet and Mrs. Bilike, Indio, 27:38-29:59 Woodward family, Holmby Hills 1940's, 1930's children's birthday party. 37:00 Cruise ship to Australia, scenes include swimming (on board?) and a band with costume parade on deck. Collection...
Topics: californiarevealed, California--Description and travel, Children
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: VHS
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 35mm Collection Title : Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number : SCE MP 010 Alternate print of this footage: https://archive.org/details/csmha_000051 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description:  Views of Jess Willard and some other young men wearing LAAC jerseys punching and pummeling Frank Richards, the "cast-iron" human, on a rooftop. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Los Angeles Athletic Club Photograph Collection Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: JL 1123  Collection Title:   Jack London Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 014 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 526 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family.   Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Description :  Raw footage from a show titled "Los Angeles History Project" that aired on KCET in Los Angeles, from 1988 through 1990. Each of the three seasons consisted of four episodes. Cliff May (1909-1989) was one of the most prolific figures in architecture to emerge in California in the 20th century. He is best known for developing the post-war "California Ranch House". He designed and/or built over 1,000 homes and commercial properties, and his designs for low-cost...
Topics: californiarevealed, Architects, Architecture, Modern--20th century
Source: 4 Tapes of 4:3/4 inch videotape
The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  mssHong MP Loose 015 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Notes:  Film slows down and shakes vertically at 01:01. Description:  Description provided by Harry Chandler, the son of Otis Chandler in 2018.  0:00-5:34 A birthday party.   5:34-10:43 Another party, maybe at Norman and Dorothy Chandler’s house.   6:00 Norman Chandler sitting on steps (6:00) with several kids. His son Otis Chandler sits to his right, and his daughter, Mia (Camilla) sits to his left on the upper step in the checked dress.   6:43: Otis Chandler again dressed as a...
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Notes: Some segments repeated in original reel.  Description: Compilation reel. First film "Electricity for the Modern Farm" (c. 1919), contemporary references available online. Followed by Thomas A. Edison as he tours the General Electric Company laboratories in Schenectady, New York in 1922 (Dun's International Review, January 1923). Part 1 15:01-21:03 Footage of Edison with photometer and illuminated lamps; Part 2: 21:59-34:26 Intertitle Mr. Edison and Dr. Charles P. Steinmetz...
Topics: californiarevealed, Agriculture, Electricity, Farm Equipment
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 120 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description: This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family. Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
by Pasadena Playhouse
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Description : The Pasadena Playhouse produced over 1,600 plays between 1917 and 1969, training and featuring hundreds of leading actors of the twentieth century. At one time the largest community theater west of New York, the Playhouse pioneered a "theatre-in-the-round" staging technique and became a leader in the Little Theatre movement that began prior to World War I. During the organization's "golden years" from the 1920s through the 1940s, it staged hundreds of new...
Topics: californiarevealed, Theater--California--History
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Description : Southern California Edison's Solar One began operation in 1982 and was the nation's first large-scale solar generation site. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: [4 Reels of 4]:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Commercial produced by Southern California Edison Company promoting the importance of building power plants. Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 073 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family.   Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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Description: Whittier Old Family Movies 2:  Footage of Whittier family and friends circa 1935-1955 transferred from various films to VHS.  00:10-00:43 Title card:  A Hollywood Party Celebrating the Coming of the End of Ye Depression, footage of a baby shower circa 1935, followed by mother and baby and other mothers and children enjoying outdoor life in California.  1:50:55 Sailing on the yacht Paollape, Los Angeles. Collection Title: Whittier Family Collection Call Number:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Ships
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
The Huntington Library
by Junior League of Pasadena
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Description:  Introduction to The Huntington Library, presented by the Junior League of Pasadena. Narrated by Howard Culver, editorial supervision Stan Gilman. Written by Wendy Crowley, Nancy Edmundson, Lee Herlihy, Kay Onderdonk, Susan Stebbins and Anne Wahle. A Galway Production.
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
Notes:  High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hum on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape. Parts 3, 6, 7, 9 and 10 end abruptly. Description:  The Pasadena Playhouse produced over 1,600 plays between 1917 and 1969, training and featuring hundreds of leading actors of the twentieth century. At one time the largest community theater west of New York, the Playhouse pioneered a "theatre-in-the-round" staging technique and became a leader in the Little...
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Source: 1/4 inch audio tape
The Huntington Library
by Crotty, Homer
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Description:  Home movie showing Sunset Club members at Donald O'Melveny's home in Newport Beach, the Bolas Chica Gun Club, and sailing in Newport Beach. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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Notes:  Static on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hum on Tape. Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description: Notes on original container:  Tape 1 - Miss Ruth - Poems...
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes:  Original film was somewhat damaged, resulting in some flickering of image. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: SCE MP 492 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 08 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Description : Home movie transferred from film to VHS, scenes on land of South America or maybe Cuba, quality is poor. Collection Title: Whittier Family Collection Call Number: mssWhittier_b60_i12
Topics: californiarevealed, Ships
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Note on original container: "16mm motion picture films of So. Cal. Edison officials at play on mountain trips etc. 1930-1938. The Mountaineers: Mssrs. Bayer, Mullendore, Reppy, Trott, Kelley, Cross, Fluno, Staal, Larkin, Lewis, F. Miller, Ammann, Hoxie, Lee, Cunningham, Ross and Woodard." On original reel: The Mountaineers: Mineral King + [Carnival] Lake, 7-4-28; 5-30-33". Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 134 Collection Title:   Southern...
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Note on original reel: "1-8-33 - F. Miller, 4-1-33 Mr. Miller's of [illegible], May? 1933 Catalina, etc". Consists of several films spliced together here: indicated by the AGFA symbol. Scenes of Southern California Edison officials at camps, chopping wood, playing cards, playing tennis etc. These scenes are interposed with construction of hydroelectric infrastructure. (8:12) depicts men, women, and children on a boat ride from the Los Angeles Terminal, San Pedro to...
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The Huntington Library
by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 05 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Date:  193u Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 012 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description:  Description provided by Harry Chandler, the son of Otis Chandler in 2018:  camera operator probably Marilyn Brant Chandler, with scenes shot in the Bay area (Concord, California) where Otis Chandler was stationed while in the Air Force.  4:14  Otis Chandler and Marilyn Chandler.  5:44: Norm Norris (Stanford roommate of Otis Chandler) and Marilyn Brant Chandler.  10:23  Otis’s oldest son, Norman Brant Chandler, appears here to watch his dad lift weights.  11:12 Otis’...
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Notes:  High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape through out all parts. Part 1 ends abruptly. Part 2 is silent from approximately 26:29 until 27:16, Program Distorted at Times, and ends abruptly. Part 3 Program Distorted at Times. Part 4 ends abruptly. Part 5 is silent between 00:24:20 to 00:24:3, and ends abruptly. Description:  Robert V. Hine, an historian of the American West, conducted extensive research on California's utopian communities and communes for his many books...
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:    mssHong MP Loose 031 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
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Notes: Side B is blank. Description: Disc 1:  Pasadena Playhouse: A Personal Message for Burke Gilliam from Dana Andrews. Disc 2: Pasadena Playhouse: A Personal Message for M.B. Rudman from Dana Andrews. The Pasadena Playhouse produced over 1,600 plays between 1917 and 1969, training and featuring hundreds of leading actors of the twentieth century. At one time the largest community theater west of New York, the Playhouse pioneered a "theatre-in-the-round" staging technique and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Theater--California--History
The Huntington Library
by Levien, Sonya
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Source:   2 reels of 2: Film: 16mm Collection Title:   Sonya Levien Papers: 1908-1960 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 012 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Note:  Audio is extremely distorted and inaudible at times. Bounces from channel to channel (phasing issues). High background noise, hum and hiss. Description : Musical program from Martin Luther King Day celebration at Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles held on January 16, 1984. Includes a tribute to King, with comments from Kenneth Hahn and Ted Watkins. [some sound distortion] Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, California Lieutenant Governor Leo T. McCarthy, Dr. Leroy...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Note:   Color faded to red. Tramlines. Description:  Seven television advertising spots for Southern California Edison Company by Grey Advertising, Inc. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  A film created to highlight how electricity has revolutionized poultry farming and the poultry industry. Juxtaposes the "old," unsanitary, unscientific, and pre-electric days with those of the modern methods. Features Hogsett Poultry Ranch in Pomona, California and the Poultry Pathological Laboratory. Includes title cards throughout. Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 052 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized...
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Description : History of Mericos "Max" Whittier and his success as a pioneer in the California petroleum industry. Includes home movies of the Whittier family circa 1920 and footage of a trip he made to China and Japan in 1925 (22:17-23:30). Narrated by Fess Parker, written and produced by Brett Hodges, copyright Guided Imagery Productions. Collection Title: Whittier Family Collection Call Number: mssWhittier_b59_i10
Topics: californiarevealed, Oil fields--California--History, Whittier, Nelson Paul
Source: 1 Tape of 1: VHS
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description: Note on original containers. Reel 1: "Original installation 66 KV cable, Hughes Airport, Santa Monica 1946, Installing Terminal Potheads." Reel 2: "Original Installation, 66 KV cable, Hughes Airport, Santa Monica 1946." Reel 3: "Original installation 66 KV cable, Hughes Airport, Santa Monica 1946, Installing Oil Reserves". Source:  3 Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 536, 553, 559 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion...
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Notes : Film begins and ends with an advertisement.  Description : The Pasadena Playhouse produced over 1,600 plays between 1917 and 1969, training and featuring hundreds of leading actors of the twentieth century. At one time the largest community theater west of New York, the Playhouse pioneered a "theatre-in-the-round" staging technique and became a leader in the Little Theatre movement that began prior to World War I. During the organization's "golden years" from the...
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The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Mammoth Pool Dam is a hydroelectric dam located on the San Joaquin River in Sierra Nevada Mountains. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_35427 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Note: Vertical scratches due to original film condition. Description : Commercial vessel named Medea, men working on deck as ship sails on ocean voyage. Collection Title: Whittier Family Collection Call Number: mssWhittier_b55_f04
Topics: californiarevealed, Ships -- California
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 2 Reels of 2:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number:  SCE MP 081 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description:  Southern California Edison announces the building of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in San Diego County. Views of the SONGs model and construction at the site, pre-1967. Additional Title:  Spotlite News Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 569 Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : Kenneth Hahn greets Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he disembarks from airplane Call Number : mssHahnphoto_unnum00003 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
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Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 04 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 06 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 09 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 003  Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description:  This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family. Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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Description : Farm hand burns cactus for cows to eat, house and church with snow; Howard and Ruth Whittier and Mrs. Whittier explore Native American adobe structures and cemetery. Collection Title:  Whittier Family Collection Call Number:  mssWhittier_b55_f03
Topics: Whittier, Howard, Whittier, Ruth, Cows
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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Note:  Film goes dark between 00:00:44 - 00:00:51; part of airplane visible along R hand side of frame for much of film. Date:  192u Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 011 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Alterbate print of this footage:  https://archive.org/details/csmha_000102 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 043 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 221 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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